Big Brother Casting Calls may be coming to a end but there is still time to fill out the online application form The submission deadline is May 11th, 2012, midnight Pacific Standard Time.
Getting onto Big Brother or any other reality TV show is tough it takes work and persistence. Gone are the days of being discovered by a reality TV casting directory while casually walking by a open casting call. Of course there is always the exception, every year a person gets cast on Big Brother based solely on there… umm “personality” but for the vast majority of people to be successfully cast you must bump up your game and work on it.
There has been plenty of great resources available this year to help Big Brother hopefuls get onto BB14 and this new book from Casting Director Sarah Monson is another great tool in your arsenal. The book is called “Me On TV: The First Ever Kick-Ass Guide To Get You On Any Reality TV Show” I’ve been following Sarah’s blog https://thebitchlorette.com/ for sometime now and I find her advice spot on and helpful, her youtube videos in particular discus many aspects of the casting process not just for Big Brother but all major reality shows like Bachelor and Survivor.
Sarah Monson is a reality TV casting director who has worked on shows including Survivor and The Bachelor. Her experience has led her to work for major networks including CBS, ABC, NBC, MTV,Discovery Channel and The Style Network. She is also a writer whose work has been featured on AOL,Yahoo!, SheKnows, YourTango, Wetpaint and Cosmo Magazine, and she just released her first book.
Whats “Me On TV: The First Ever Kick-Ass Guide To Get You On Any Reality TV Show” all about
A new book written by casting director Sarah Monson, describes how ordinary people can increase their chances of getting cast on reality TV shows. With more reality TV shows on air than ever before, from game shows, to dating, to talent, to extreme challenges, people in the U.S., Europe and around the world seem to have a growing interest in being on TV. But to actually get the opportunity to participate in a show, you have to pull out all of your tricks to impress the casting team, which isn’t always that easy.
“Through my years casting reality shows like Survivor and The Bachelor, I’ve seen lots of amazing and
deserving people fall just short of reaching their dream of getting on a reality show. And it really breaks my heart knowing that with some simple and subtle shifts, they could bring out the best of who they are and blow the casting team away,” says Sarah.
What Sets this book apart
A casting director with more than 10 years experience in the business, Sarah’s career has even taken her
to the other side of the camera, by participating in reality TV shows. She is certain that that the tips and tricks revealed in the book were in fact what got her on the shows, and that they can increase people’s chances of getting cast. “I’ve even gotten myself cast on a few reality shows and game shows, including Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and How Do I Look? I’ve tested this stuff and it absolutely works,” Sarah says.
The inspiration behind the book comes from all the people she has met through the years. “Everyone has something special and captivating inside of them, and it’s my goal to help them discover it, so other people will see it too. Then, the sky’s the limit,” she adds.
Where do I get it?
The book is set to launch on May 8th, 2012, and will initially be available in digital eBook format via
https://www.meontvbook.com. An audio book version is planned for release in June, and will be offered to the first 100 buyers for free once it’s available.